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Friday, December 02, 2016

This jointly organised PSI/EI/ITUC and FES UNCSW61 preparatory meeting aims to develop a strategy for trade union representation in the UNCSW61 and ensure high-level participation of trade unions in panels and official side-events.

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Saturday, March 26, 2016

UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

[As delivered.]

Excellencies,

Thank you very much for your hard work, dedication, and the clear direction that you have given us on the path to 2030, which you are going to travel, in a hurry.

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Saturday, March 26, 2016

PP1  Reaffirming the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of its reviews; the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women,  the outcome documents of the Twenty-third Special Session of the General Assembly, the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development,  and the key act

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Saturday, March 26, 2016

Draft agreed conclusions

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Friday, March 25, 2016

The panel presented three papers -- available on the website -- which highlighted several key issues including the following:

1. Direct and Indirect discrimination

2. Restrictions on autonomous decision making around their health.

3. The need for the recognition of maternal mortality as a human rights issue.

4. Equal pay

5. Land rights

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